Monday, June 29, 2020

Next to ‘launch 50% sale’ this weekend – how to get a VIP priority...

NEXT is rumoured to be launching a 50 per cent off sale this week in good news for bargain hunters. The retailer has...

BP to sell petrochemicals unit to Ineos for $5 billion

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Americans buy Edinburgh entrepreneur's tech business for $330 million

Edinburgh-based entrepreneur George Mackintosh's software testing platform Eggplant has been acquired by California based Keysight Technologies for $330 million. ...

Markets nervous as Covid-19 cases keep rising – business live

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Anxiety over Covid-19...

Pop-up retailers to sell unsold lockdown stock from empty mall units

Retail marketing specialist SpaceandPeople says it has found 50 alternative retailers ready to fill shopping mall units that will be...

Stock market crash bargains: I’d buy these cheap FTSE 100 dividend shares today

Stock market crash bargains: I’d buy these cheap...

Emergency credit must be given to households struggling to pay for gas and elect,...

EMERGENCY credit should be given to households who are struggling to top-up their household electricity and water metres, the energy watchdog has warned....

Match Covid-19 economic stimulus with climate fight ambition, urge MPs

MPs have joined growing calls from business leaders and environmentalists for the government to use its post-coronavirus economic recovery plan to accelerate investments...

How UK consumers were dragged into the Wirecard scandal

Many users of banking apps powered by technology provided by Wirecard Card Solutions had never even heard of the company when its German...

Live Reader Q and A: What is your experience of being furloughed?

In the UK, some 9m workers are currently furloughed. By now, they are all too used to the concept of temporary lay-off that...

Bruce wants clarity from Premier League on proposed Newcastle takeover

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City executives lead corporate governance drive

A group of top City of London executives has been asked to lead an independent body that will push for improved corporate governance...

Online shoppers could be charged for delivery to help cut congestion and toxic emissions

ONLINE shoppers could be charged for delivery to help cut congestion and toxic emissions. The Covid-19 lockdown has sparked a boom in e-commerce, with...

Coronavirus: Can you really do these jobs from home?

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Who needs Wimbledon? Strawberry sales soar

When Covid-19 forced summer events like Wimbledon to be cancelled, along with all weddings, strawberry growers worried about their sales. However, a surge...

UK companies that took government support top pay ratios

The chief executives of FTSE 100 companies that have tapped government support schemes through the coronavirus crisis received higher than average multiples of...

Mortgage applications up 75% as housing market reopens

Online mortgage application enquiries increased by 75% in the week leading up to today's reopening of the housing market, according...

Late payments: Crisis deepens for SMEs during pandemic

Almost two-thirds of small businesses have been hit by late or frozen payments during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report...

Johnson to ‘build’ way out of economic slump

Boris Johnson will insist this week that he has a road map for recovery as he promises the government will “build, build, build”...

Homes boss calls for VAT cut to help care sector recover

Care homes entrepreneur Robert Kilgour has called for the UK Government to halve VAT for his battered sector to help it...

Win this £100k luxury lodge plus pitch fees for three years at your pick...

TO celebrate the great British staycation, The Sun has teamed up with Parkdean Resorts to give away a prize worth £100,000. The fantastic prize...

Salons booked out for months after lockdown lifted

Hairdressers and barbers have taken thousands of bookings more than two weeks in advance of their reopening on 15 July. ...

Cadbury will make Chomp, Curly Wurly and Fudge bars less than 100 calories to...

A CONFECTIONERY firm is cutting calories in more of its chocolate brands for kids to help tackle childhood obesity. Fudge, Curly Wurly and Chomp...

How to bid in a post-Covid world – 13 things you need to know

Expert Andrew Morrison reveals 13 things you need to know about securing business in a fast-changing economic landscape READ SOURCE